Visit for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the 7" Breyer doll riding Don't Look Twice from the Roxy Mold. The background shows trees in sunlight with a grassy foreground. Overlay says, " free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Doll #Photography Tip #1 from Use Articulated #Dolls

For my doll photography tips and tricks series, I’m going to start out with what I think is the most helpful tip of all in doll photography: use an articulated doll. “Articulation” is a word doll enthusiasts use to mean flexibility. Does the doll bend at the wrist? Does she bend at the waist? Can she sit on a horse and hold the reins properly? … Continue reading Doll #Photography Tip #1 from Use Articulated #Dolls

Image shows four model horses (Breyer Traditional horses) wearing hand-made horse blankets in various fabric patterns. They are posed in a snow scene with a country background and blue sky. Overlay says, "Emily Teapot's 4 Blanket Giveaway".

#Breyer #ModelHorse Handmade #Horse Blanket Giveaway @

My regular followers know that I design doll clothes and sometimes give away my handmade creations here on, but did you know that I passed my talent for miniatures on to my daughter, Emily? Although she’s only 16 years old, Emily Teapot designs and makes her own blankets, saddles, halters, and more to fit Breyer® model horses. To raise money for college, Emily has been … Continue reading #Breyer #ModelHorse Handmade #Horse Blanket Giveaway @

Image shows three Breyer dolls standing next to two Barbie dolls, as a size-comparison.

What are Breyer® dolls, and how big are they? #Miniatures #ModelHorses #Horses

A while back, one of my followers wrote to me with the following suggestion: “Tell me about Breyer® dolls, please… Before coming to the site I had never heard of them, but now I’m curious.” So in response to this faithful fan, I thought I’d do a quick blog post, explaining a little about the Breyer® company and their charming doll collection. Breyer® is most … Continue reading What are Breyer® dolls, and how big are they? #Miniatures #ModelHorses #Horses

Image of Breyer doll standing near Top Sails Rainmaker model horse. The horse is covered by a handmade multi-colored horse blanket framed by a bias tape edging.

Last day to win a #BreyerHorse Blanket from @ #FreeStuff! #Toys

Today’s the last day to sign up to win Emily Teapot‘s beautifully-designed model horse blanket (fits Breyer Traditional horses). Visit this page for details on how to win! Contest ends at midnight, Mountain Standard Time. Best of luck to you! Continue reading Last day to win a #BreyerHorse Blanket from @ #FreeStuff! #Toys

Image of horse rearing behind a sign that says, "Breyer Saddle Western by Emily Teapot"

How to Make #Miniature Saddles for #Breyer #Horses

My teenage daughter, who goes by the online pseudonym of Emily Teapot, makes gorgeous miniature saddles for her Breyer Horses. She put together her first tutorial for YouTube, and it looks so professional, you’d never know she was only 14 years old! By summer, we’re hoping to have an Etsy store running, where she’ll be able to sell her home-made Breyer tack and saddles. She’s … Continue reading How to Make #Miniature Saddles for #Breyer #Horses

Image of Momoko doll with hand extended below a Breyer horse's muzzle

#MomokoDoll Plays Juliet in Upcoming R&J Production #azonejp #DollShow

This picture has already appeared in various online venues. I’ve got it on my Flickr page, my FB page, and my Pinterest page, and it seems to warrant quite a few hits and likes. So this week I’m going to show you how to sew Momoko Doll’s dress for my upcoming Romeo and Juliet YouTube project. I’ve already shown you how to sew her shift … Continue reading #MomokoDoll Plays Juliet in Upcoming R&J Production #azonejp #DollShow